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Shabnam (Celluloid)

Shabnam is a film in Urdu produced by Super Pictures India. It is 3958.65 Mts long and was certified with 6 cuts. It was given a U (Unrestricted Public Exhibition) certificate in 1974.

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3958.65 Mts
Super Pictures India
Censor Cutlist
The film has been recertified subsequent to its initial certification under 'U' Certificate No. 41146 dated 02.04.1964 subject to the undermentioned cuts:- 1] In the song - dance sequence beginning with the words "Husn, alaa ya habbi...." shots of bust jerking and front views of his swinging by the female dancers.
2] The remark of Khan Mustafa addressed to Gulgule "hum to atak gaye" when he gets stuck in the chair.
3] In the song - dance sequence beginning with the words "Nigahon ki jaadugari....shots of bust jerking by the dancer, and also her near views in which her bare stomach is prominently visible.
4] a) In the song - dance sequence beginning with the words "Anari hai shikaari..." all shots of Shabnam in which the contours of her legs are prominently visible through her transparent white dress, giving the impression of near nudity.
b) All reference to "Haji" in the dialogue pertaining to Khalifa Haroon and Gulfam, disguised as derveshis.
5] To a flash the stabbing of Wazir-e-Ala by Jabir, deleting shot of direct hit.

This data has been obtained from the Central Board of Film Certification. It is provided as is and no guarantees are made for its accuracy or reliability. Please contact the censor board for the original certificate and list of cuts (if any).

The Board certifies films to be one of:

  • U: Films certified U are deemed to be suitable for Unrestricted Public Exhibition.
  • UA: Films certified UA are deemed to be suitable for Unrestricted Public Exhibition but with a word of caution that Parental discretion is required for children below 12 years.
  • A: Films certified A are deemed to be suitable only for adults.
  • S: Films certified S are restricted to a Special Class of Persons (such as doctors).

Any film longer than 2000m (in 35mm celluloid format) is considered a long film. The equivalent for videos is 70 minutes in duration.

Here's a list of films with the most cuts.